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29053 Zip Code (Gaston, SC) Detailed Profile




Cities: Gaston, SC (6.45%), Pine Ridge, SC (0.05%), Swansea, SC (0.00%)
Counties: Lexington County, SC (70.94%), Calhoun County, SC (29.06%)
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 18,825
Zip code population in 2010: 18,830
Zip code population in 2000: 16,241

Houses and condos: 7,847
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,004
% of renters here:

29%
State:

31%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 29053: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 81.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 232 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 29053
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.5% ($385)
South Carolina:

0.6% ($893)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $404 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $347 (0.6%)

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Males: 8,790  (46.7%)
Females: 10,034  (53.3%)

For population 25 years and over in 29053:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 29053:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

Zip code 29053 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 29053 (2017)
    • 13,41582.6%White
    • 3,65822.5%Black
    • 1,2007.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3912.4%Two or more races
    • 1000.6%American Indian
    • 400.2%Asian
    • 220.1%Some other race
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 3,550
Rural population: 15,274

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $83,217
29053:

$83,217
South Carolina:

$161,800



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in 29053 zip code as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 29053 is 2,279 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

35.8 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.8 people
South Carolina:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 29053, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $33,108 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,108
State:

$51,133

Salary/wage: $30,707 (reported on 87.8% of returns)
Here:

$30,707
State:

$42,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 78.9% for AGIs below $25k, 87.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $614 (reported on 13.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$614
South Carolina:

$1,468
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,370 (reported on 5.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,370
State:

$6,511
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,254 (reported on 3.2% of returns)
Here:

+$3,254
State:

+$13,061
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$8,478 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$8,478
State:

+$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,459 (reported on 4.2% of returns)
29053:

$11,459
South Carolina:

$17,019
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,202 (26% of AGI, reported on 17.3% of returns)
Here:

$17,202
State:

$22,890

Here:

26.1% of AGI
State:

21.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.8% for AGIs below $25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $4,242 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

$4,242
State:

$5,169
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $4,659 (reported on 17.1% of returns)
29053:

$4,659
State:

$7,644
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,599 (reported on 36.1% of returns)
Here:

$2,599
State:

$2,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 53.3%
Here:

53%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 52.6% for AGIs below $25k, 52.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 54.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 52.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 29053, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $29,903 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,903
State:

$41,965

Salary/wage: $28,714 (reported on 90.2% of returns)
Here:

$28,714
State:

$35,695
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 93.2% for AGIs below $10k, 86.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 89.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 88.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 85.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $777 (reported on 19.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$777
South Carolina:

$1,623
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $772 (reported on 7.0% of returns)
Here:

$772
State:

$3,999
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$3,632 (reported on 4.8% of returns)
Here:

+$3,632
State:

+$13,100
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.3% for AGIs below $10k, -0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,793 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$6,793
State:

+$9,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.7% for AGIs below $10k, 6.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,189 (reported on 1.4% of returns)
29053:

$2,189
South Carolina:

$2,972
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $4,400 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$4,400
South Carolina:

$15,117

Total itemized deductions: $14,470 (26% of AGI, reported on 24.0% of returns)
Here:

$14,470
State:

$19,039

Here:

26.2% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 5.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 10.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $2,860 (5% of AGI, reported on 19.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,860
State:

$4,305

Here:

4.9% of AGI
State:

5.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,321 (reported on 65.2% of returns)
29053:

$3,321
State:

$6,497
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.8% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,959 (reported on 31.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,959
State:

$1,882

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.2%
Here:

64%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 58.1% for AGIs below $10k, 66.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 64.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$39,949
South Carolina:

$50,570
Gaston, SC (29053) map Nearest zip codes: 29172, 29160, 29170, 29033, 29073, 29201.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

50.1%
South Carolina:

46.2%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

7.6%
South Carolina:

4.9%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,813
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 4,893


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 236 (159 now married, 76 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 4,457 (1,777 now married, 2,684 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 29053 with a mortgage: 2,730 (45 second mortgage, 70 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,074

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $944
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $303

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

25.2%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

15.1%
Whole state:

8.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 29053: Camp Barstow (A), Hidden Valley Country Club (B), Lexington County Fire Service Gaston (C), Sandy Run Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 29053 include: Beulah Church (A), Hagood Church (B), Heyward Church (C), Hillcrest Church (D), Harmony Church (E), Mount Pleasant Church (F), Antioch Church (G), State Church (H), Sandy Run Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Reichter-Richter Cemetery (1), Larkin Glen Cemetery (2), Bachman Cemetery (3), Kaigler Cemetery (4), Antioch Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Wolf Lake (A), Hollow Pond (B), Geiger Pond (C), Schumpert Pond (D), Jamison Pond (E), Taylors Upper Pond (F), Taylors House Pond (G), Dixon Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Second Creek (A), Reedy Branch (B), Sandy Run (C), Savany Hunt Creek (D), Hunt Branch (E), Boggy Branch (F), Bear Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1512014 or later
  • 2772010 to 2013
  • 1,2732000 to 2009
  • 2,5561990 to 1999
  • 1,7941980 to 1989
  • 9961970 to 1979
  • 4281960 to 1969
  • 1361950 to 1959
  • 841940 to 1949
  • 1391939 or earlier

Zip code 29053 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gaston, SC (29053)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gaston, SC (29053)
  • 14no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 6602 bedrooms
  • 2,8033 bedrooms
  • 1,0664 bedrooms
  • 2065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaston, SC (29053)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaston, SC (29053)
  • 11no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 6402 bedrooms
  • 1,0843 bedrooms
  • 2424 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, SC (29053) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, SC (29053) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 230no vehicle
  • 1,5231 vehicle
  • 1,9672 vehicles
  • 6183 vehicles
  • 3014 vehicles
  • 1405+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, SC (29053) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gaston, SC (29053) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 254no vehicle
  • 8231 vehicle
  • 7042 vehicles
  • 1413 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles

  • Zip code 29053 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 29053 household income distribution in 2017
  • 754Less than $10,000
  • 562$10,000 to $14,999
  • 469$15,000 to $19,999
  • 345$20,000 to $24,999
  • 475$25,000 to $29,999
  • 408$30,000 to $34,999
  • 315$35,000 to $39,999
  • 460$40,000 to $44,999
  • 153$45,000 to $49,999
  • 684$50,000 to $59,999
  • 783$60,000 to $74,999
  • 638$75,000 to $99,999
  • 393$100,000 to $124,999
  • 151$125,000 to $149,999
  • 49$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 29053

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 29053
  • 167Less than $10,000
  • 83$10,000 to $14,999
  • 105$15,000 to $19,999
  • 163$20,000 to $24,999
  • 140$25,000 to $29,999
  • 150$30,000 to $34,999
  • 168$35,000 to $39,999
  • 227$40,000 to $49,999
  • 342$50,000 to $59,999
  • 356$60,000 to $69,999
  • 309$70,000 to $79,999
  • 300$80,000 to $89,999
  • 122$90,000 to $99,999
  • 490$100,000 to $124,999
  • 348$125,000 to $149,999
  • 283$150,000 to $174,999
  • 115$175,000 to $199,999
  • 132$200,000 to $249,999
  • 54$250,000 to $299,999
  • 58$300,000 to $399,999
  • 29$400,000 to $499,999
  • 47$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 40$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 29053

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 29053
  • 75$150 to $199
  • 13$250 to $299
  • 36$300 to $349
  • 34$350 to $399
  • 103$400 to $449
  • 214$450 to $499
  • 199$500 to $549
  • 134$550 to $599
  • 149$600 to $649
  • 210$650 to $699
  • 198$700 to $749
  • 142$750 to $799
  • 92$800 to $899
  • 32$900 to $999
  • 11$1,000 to $1,249
  • 230No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $888.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $106,269
  • Black or African American householders: $113,860
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $130,025
  • Some other race householders: $89,401
  • Two or more races householders: $121,872
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $96,429

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,217
29053:

$83,217
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,740 - $133,938

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $192,832
Here:

$192,832
State:

$244,698

Mobile homes: $67,845
Here:

$67,845
State:

$70,687
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 29053
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,027
  • Two: 2
  • Mobile homes: 4,738

Unemployment: 8.1%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29053

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 29053
  • 83.0%6,591Drove a car alone
  • 13.4%1,066Carpooled
  • 0.1%11Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%10Railroad
  • 0.3%24Walked
  • 1.5%123Other means
  • 1.2%92Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29053

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 29053
  • 24Less than 5 minutes
  • 2955 to 9 minutes
  • 44810 to 14 minutes
  • 92015 to 19 minutes
  • 1,64220 to 24 minutes
  • 88925 to 29 minutes
  • 1,60030 to 34 minutes
  • 54235 to 39 minutes
  • 33640 to 44 minutes
  • 70645 to 59 minutes
  • 25460 to 89 minutes
  • 15690 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 59.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,735
  • In family households: 16,086 (2,029 male householders, 2,592 female householders)
    2,812 spouses, 6,166 children (5,400 natural, 122 adopted, 646 stepchildren), 1,001 grandchildren, 237 brothers or sisters, 333 parents, 327 other relatives, 512 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,641 (1,109 male householders (842 living alone)), 1,068 female householders (959 living alone)), 461 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 95 (51 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,989 2-persons, 1,009 3-persons, 800 4-persons, 462 5-persons, 79 6-persons, 281 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,801 1-person, 338 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 22 4-persons

2,361 married couples with children.
1,601 single-parent households (456 men, 1,145 women).

93.4% of residents of 29053 zip code speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% very well, 10% well, 12% not well, 6% not at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% very well, 10% well, 35% not well, 6% not at all).

Foreign born population: 603 (3.2%)
(31.5% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.2%
Whole state:

4.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 14%Guatemala
  • 9%Dominica
  • 4%El Salvador
  • 3%Croatia
  • 3%Barbados
  • 2%Thailand
  • 2%Haiti
Most common first ancestries reported in 29053
  • 18%American
  • 7%German
  • 6%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 2%European
  • 1%Italian
  • 1%African
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1562010 or later
  • 2162000 to 2009
  • 1621990 to 1999
  • 256Before 1990

Zip code 29053 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • FOSTER DIXIANA/GASTON MINE (662 BOY SCOUT RD in GASTON, SC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL SAND
    Organizations: FOSTER DIXIANA/DIXIANA MINE (CONTACT/OWNER) , FOSTER DIXIANA/SILICA PIT (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FOSTER DIXIANA/DIXIANA MINE, FOSTER DIXIANA/SILICA PIT
  • CONCEPT UNLIMITED (1549 FITTS DR in GASTON, SC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR PROGRAM, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, AIR MAJOR
    Business SIC classification: SIGNS AND ADVERTISING SPECIALTIES
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , JOHN E. FITTS, SR. (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: CONCEPT UNLIMITED INC - GASTON
  • EVANS & SONS PROCESS TANK CO INC (FRONTAGE RD RT 2 BOX 234D in GASTON, SC)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - X-RAY EQUIPMENT, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, DRINKING WATER PROGRAM, DRINKING WATER SYSTEM
    Organizations: JAMES D EVANS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: EVANS & SONS PROCES TANK CO INC
  • ARGOES BODY SHOP (4967 HIGHWAY 321 in GASTON, SC)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Organizations: MAXIE ARGOE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DIAMOND PET FOOD PROCESSORS OF SC (100 WOOD TRAIL DRIVE in GASTON, SC)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (South Carolina database) - AIR MAJOR, AIR PROGRAM, TRI REPORTER
    Business SIC classification: DOG AND CAT FOOD; PREPARED FEEDS AND FEED INGREDIENTS FOR ANIMALS AND FOWLS, EXCEPT DOGS AND CATS
    Business NAICS classification: DOG AND CAT FOOD MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: S&ME INC MT PLEASANT (CONTACT/ENGINEERING/CONSULTING FIRM)
    Alternative names: DIAMOND PET FOODS
  • FRANCIS F. MACK ELEM. (161 GASTON STREET in GASTON, SC)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-3204035
    Organizations: LEXINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 04 (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • B&TSAND/CALHOUN COUNTY MINE (PINE PLAIN ROAD in GASTON, SC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: CONSTRUCTION SAND AND GRAVEL
  • CAROLINA POWDER COATERS (100 ACCESS ROAD in GASTON, SC)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: COATING, ENGRAVING, AND ALLIED SERVICES

Zip code 29053 marital status for males
Zip code 29053 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5.3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 87.3%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Population in 1990: 7,863. Population change in the 1990s: +8,378 (+106.5%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,891
  • Northeast: 1,335
  • Midwest: 857
  • South: 2,428
  • West: 453

51% of the 29053 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in South Carolina.

90% of the 29053 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Gaston, SC (29053)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 65
Here:

2.9%
South Carolina:

9.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

0.6%
South Carolina:

8.8%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 84
Here:

16.4%
South Carolina:

19.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 53,826Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 45,470Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 43,572Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 42,711Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 41,665Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 41,566Transportation occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (GASTON, SC):

  • CHARLESTON ALUMINUM, LLC (480 FRONTAGE RD; small business) : $725,234 in 25 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Bars and Rods, Nonferrous Base Metal, Structural Shapes, Nonferrous Base Metal, Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf, Pipe, Tube and Rigid Tubing, and more by Army, Bureau of Reclamation, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $359,925; 2006: $365,309.

    Biggest contracts:
    $158,005 with Army for Bars and Rods, Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2006-05-02. Completion date: 2006-06-15.
    $147,800 with Army for Structural Shapes, Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2005-08-23. Completion date: 2006-05-01.
    $145,000 with Army for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf. Signed on 2006-02-24. Completion date: 2007-02-28.
    $63,814 with Army for Bars and Rods, Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2005-08-04. Completion date: 2006-10-15.
  • SULLIVAN, JAMES L (506 WAYNE STREET; small business) : $117,075 in 8 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Items by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $43,800; 2004: $36,150; 2005: $37,125; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $37,125 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-07-27. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
    $33,750, same as above. Signed on 2004-09-20. Completion date: 2004-10-20.
    $30,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-28. Completion date: 2004-09-16.
    $7,200, same as above. Signed on 2003-07-12. Completion date: 2003-09-28.
  • PALMETTO INDUSTRIAL SERVICES I (80 ACCESS RD; small business) : $68,014 in 4 contracts in 2006
    $42,382 with Army for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Sewage and Waste Facilities. Signed on 2006-03-02. Completion date: 2005-12-30.
    $17,660, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-02. Completion date: 2005-12-18.
    $4,189 with Natural Resources Conservation Service for Print/Binding Services. Signed on 2006-02-28. Completion date: 2006-03-28.
    $3,783 with Army for Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Plumbing, Heating, and Waste Disposal Equipment. Signed on 2006-02-10. Completion date: 2006-02-14.
  • JB&E CONTRACTING (519 FALLAW ROAD; small business) : $60,000 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $24,000 with Army for Other Administrative Support Services. Signed on 2004-08-03. Completion date: 2004-08-10.
    $24,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-12. Completion date: 2004-08-10.
    $12,000 with Army for Miscellaneous Items. Signed on 2005-07-27. Completion date: 2005-08-11.
  • SHADY BUSINESS INC (325 WOODCREST LN; small business) : $25,374 in 2 contracts in 2003
    $15,301 with Army for Installation of Equipment -- Construction and Building Materials. Signed on 2003-05-07. Completion date: 2003-06-12.
    $10,073, same as above. Signed on 2003-06-02. Completion date: 2003-06-30.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Construction: Site Preparation Contractors (50-99 employees: 1 establishment, 10-19 employees: 3 establishments)
  • Construction: Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction (50-99: 1, 5-9: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers (50-99: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (20-49: 1, 1-4: 4)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 51 people in nursing homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 2
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED91$109,45053$96,708215$112,6307$58,79029$85,26746$67,319
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$105,83312$64,95528$98,2792$23,2354$69,25516$53,018
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$101,87738$72,242174$105,27023$51,5786$38,60056$57,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$103,7008$117,16471$125,2223$74,6873$118,1838$81,711
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$103,1845$153,73219$126,6261$32,2602$85,9952$48,090

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.02 , 0207.04, 0208.00, 0209.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$136,05510$126,5521$85,4200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$148,2483$150,7631$48,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$119,7200$01$119,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.02 , 0207.04, 0208.00, 0209.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 29053
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 29053 - Value
Most common first names in zip code 29053 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5466.6 years
James5269.5 years
John4371.0 years
Mary3371.4 years
Robert2764.4 years
Charles2466.1 years
George2372.6 years
David1962.0 years
Henry1669.1 years
Thomas1665.7 years
Most common last names in zip code 29053 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3773.4 years
Sharpe3771.1 years
Williams2671.8 years
Jeffcoat2273.3 years
Jones2171.2 years
Lucas1871.2 years
Spires1773.5 years
Hutto1774.6 years
Taylor1772.9 years
Dowd1679.3 years
Businesses in zip code 29053
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Domino's Pizza1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Decora Cabinetry2Wendy's1
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